Zip Code 26562 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBurton
Zip Code StateWest Virginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Monongalia
Secondary County: Wetzel
Area Code304 / 681
Current Population:634
Racial Majority:White 100%
Unemployment Rate:7.7%
Median Household Income$33366
Average Adjusted Gross Income$62480
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time34.9 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range1224 - 1358 ft.
Area29 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.64343500, -80.44965500

Zip Code 26562 Description

Zip Code 26562 is located in the state of West Virginia in the Wheeling metro area. Zip code 26562 is primarily located in Monongalia County. Portions of 26562 are also located in Wetzel County. The official US Postal Service name for 26562 is BURTON, West Virginia. Portions of zip code 26562 are contained within or border the city limits of . Zip code 26562 is within area code 304 and area code 681. 26562 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in West Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 26562 is 7.7% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.5% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.7% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 26562 decreased to 634 from 805 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 26562 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 26562 public schools is . % of students in 26562 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 518 100% 617 -16%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 0 +0%
 Hispanic 0 0% 4 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 0 +0%
 Asian 0 0% 1 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 12 0% 12 -100%

Zip Code 26562 Race/Ethnicity

 White %
 Black Or African American %
 Hispanic %
 Asian %
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander %
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native %
 Two or More Races %

Zip Code 26562 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population634805
Male Population51.90%
Female Population48.10%
Total Households258
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$33366
Income Under $50K Per Year63.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year27.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.80%
26562 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
West Virginia District 1David McKinleyRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All West Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$124500
Average Real Estate Sale Price$167196
Current Unemployment Level 7.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago8.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 70a - Permian Hills
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 26562 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)18202836465560595239312439
Avg Max Temp (°F)39425465758284837766534464
Avg Precip (In.)3.583.124.043.744.624.54.944.253.592.93.653.4846.41
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours